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2016 Senior Superlative Nominations

It's time to crown the Class of 2017 with the prizes that really matter, Senior Superlatives.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

The Chosen Ivy

Why Anti–Semitism is Comparatively Rare at Penn

by COREY STERN

Leave It Behind

Debunking Leave of Absence Myths

by EMILY SCHWARTZ

Read With Caution

Interpreting trigger warnings at Penn.

by STEPH BARRON

Stairway to Haven

Inside the world of communal living at Penn Haven.

by DANI BLUM

Inside Senior Societies

What it means to be tapped.

by GENEVIEVE GLATSKY

The Weight of a Grade

Finding the Meaning in GPAs.

by NICK JOYNER

Between Prayer and Politics:

Somewhere on campus, a man calls a female student a terrorist from his car window, a group of students passionately argue the logic behind public bans on hijabs and a TA refuses to give a student her exam until she removes her headscarf.

by MICHAEL COYNE

Freshman Superlatives: Welcome to Penn Class of 2020

Street loves freshmen! So much that we captioned the profile pics of our favorite members of the Penn 2020 Facebook group. 

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

The Bar Nomad

It’s no secret that Johnny Goodtimes runs the best Quizzo in the city.

by DAVID MURRELL

Those Who Do, Teach

In the fall of her senior year at Penn, Jess King (C’15) asked herself if education was the most valuable thing she could do with her diploma. “Hell yeah, it is” she said.

by STEPH BARRON

Make ‘Em Laugh

Striking a balance between intimacy and competitiveness in comedy

by ORLY GREENBERG

Learning Differently

Students with disabilities are perhaps the hardest workers at Penn, putting in twice the effort just to reach the baseline.

by LAUREN FEINER

Lone Soldier

"America isn't at war. America's at the mall."

by DANI BLUM

The Sound of Silence

Students living as monks for a month find a community unlike any other

by EMILY SCHWARTZ

Piecing Together Disorder

Debunking the myths of eating disorders at Penn.

by JULIE LEVITAN

Behind the Scene

Inside the exclusive and elusive world of Penn's elite

by BRANDON SLOTKIN

The Man, The Myth, The Medic

It was junior Ian McCurry’s second time setting foot in HUP’s Cardiac Surgical Unit. He entered the examination room to introduce himself to his patient of the day, a middle–aged man who had recently undergone a heart transplant.

by CHLOE SHAKIN

Love is an Open Door

Despite their validity, open relationships still seem to carry a certain stigma, an ambiguous nature that confuses most.

by SYRA ORTIZ BLANES

Game Over

Bubbles stream up furiously, erupting from the swimmer’s mouth. His legs work powerfully as he propels himself towards the wall—just one final push, he’s almost there.

by KEARA JENKINS

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